Celebrating 25 Years, ESSENCE Festival Transforms into Platform Advancing Global Black Culture, Economic Ownership & Inclusion

The ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience, is marking its 25th anniversary July 4-7, 2019 in New Orleans, LA.

Lil Nas X breaks Drake's streaming record

Lil Nas X is taking "Old Town Road" and riding through the charts.

Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' Hits No. 1

Who needs the country charts when you can top the Billboard 100? That's just what rapper Lil Nas X has done with his viral hit "Old Town Road."

Reality TV Show Breaking New Ground In The Music Industry

RiseUP TV is a live musical tour and reality TV show that features musical artists from around the world. The live tours will happen simultaneously in Canada and the USA, with a UK version coming in the fall of 2019.

R. Kelly's first post-jail performance was 28 seconds long

R. Kelly has given his first performance since getting out of jail and reportedly it was brief.

Beyoncé is blessing us with a documentary

A Beyoncé documentary is dropping on Netflix next week.

Justin Bieber stepping away from music because of 'deep rooted issues'

Justin Bieber is focusing on his mental health right now, not music.

Songs By Jay-Z Being Added To Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry.

New Music: Houston-Based Hip-Hop Duo Drops Major Heat In Their First Collaborative Single "Kei$ha"

Houston-based hip-hop collective G. M. S. releases "Ke$hia" a track off their forthcoming album. The hit single is available on all major platforms.

Texas Legends Set the Houston Rodeo Record Strait... By Breaking It

George Strait, accompanied by special guests Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett, closed the 2019 Houston Rodeo with a record-breaking set. George Strait, Robert Earl Keen, and Lyle Lovett now hold the NRG Stadium attendance record for concert-only performances. The ...

Vanjess Shares Music Video for "Honeywheat"

Today, VanJess uncover the music video for their new single “Honeywheat.”

N'Tune Is Bringing An Experience To Remember To A Spot Near You

Houston, there is a hot new band collective on the scene performing at your favorite popular wine bars to bringing in special occasions on an upbeat. The N'Tune band plays Top 40 to the "Down Home Blues" from the Mississippi ...

Michael Jackson 'innocent' adverts to be removed from London buses

London's transport authority says it will remove bus adverts proclaiming that the late pop legend Michael Jackson was innocent over child sexual abuse claims.

Michael Buble Leans in with Love and Laughter

Michael Buble’s first order of business when we began our conversation was to immediately put me at ease around his enormous celebrity. The multi-Grammy and multi-Juno Award (Canada’s answer to the Grammy awards) winning singer who sells out the world’s ...

Nelly, TLC and Flo Rida Announce Summer Amphitheater Tour

Music icons Nelly, TLC, and Flo Rida have announced they will be hitting the road together for an epic tour across North America. The Billboard chart-topping hitmakers will join forces to bring a show like no other to outdoor amphitheater ...